New Material Posted on the NIPCC Web site

Landfast Sea Ice Extent Along the East Antarctic Coast (12 June 2012)
Evidence continues to accumulate for the continuing multi-decadal growth of both pack ice and fast ice across the entire East Antarctic region, which is something one would not expect to see in a world experiencing what climate alarmists describe as «unprecedented global warming»… Read More

The Winds of Climate Change: Altering Albatross Life-History Traits (12 June 2012)
What climate change over the Southern Ocean has significantly impacted the wandering albatross? … and has that change proven helpful or hurtful?… Read More

The Impact of Ocean Acidification and Warming on a Calcifying Predator-Prey Relationship (12 June 2012)
The authors of this paper conclude that «marine communities that are based on calcifying invertebrates may be less affected by warming and acidification than would be expected from species-specific responses to environmental change»… Read More

Sub-Antarctic Sea Urchin Larval Responses to Lower Seawater pH (12 June 2012)
Is the net result more positive or negative? The findings of Catarino et al., as well as those of the other researchers they cite, suggest that «polar and sub-polar sea urchin larvae can show a certain degree of resilience to acidification»… Read More

Polar Bears Found Capable of Swimming Long Distances in Open Water (12 June 2012)
Adult female polar bears and their cubs were found to be capable of swimming long distances (> 50 km) over open water and no significant correlation was found between increased long-distance swims and declining sea ice levels over time… Read More

Plants of Today (and Even More So of Tomorrow): Free at Last! (13 June 2012) T
hey are finally escaping the curse of abominably low atmospheric CO2 concentrations that have held their powers of productivity largely in check throughout the entire history of humanity… Read More

More Southern Hemisphere Evidence for Global Millennial-Scale Cycling of Climate (13 June 2012)
A new study from Australia complements many others from the Southern Hemisphere that help to demonstrate the global nature of natural millennial-scale oscillatory climate change… Read More

More Mushrooms to Munch, Courtesy of Climate Change (13 June 2012)
As temperatures rose from 1975 to 2006 in a Swiss nature reserve, the production of wild mushrooms rose right along with them … and dramatically so… Read More

Anthropogenic CO2 Absorption by the World’s Oceans (13 June 2012) I
t appears that the global ocean is constantly adjusting its uptake rate of anthropogenic carbon on multi-decadal time scales to continually «keep up» with the rate at which the air’s CO2 content rises in response to anthropogenic carbon inputs… Read More

Extreme Droughts in Northeastern Tibetan Plateau (1700-2005) Inferred from Tree-ring Data (13 June 2012)
The multi-year event during the late 1920s and early 1930s was the longest drought in the past 306 years… Read More

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